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Euchilichthys

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Siluriformes
Scientific name  Euchilichthys
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Mochokidae
Higher classification  Mochokidae
Euchilichthys
Lower classifications  Euchilichthys guentheri

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Euchilichthys is a genus of upside-down catfishes native to the Congo River Basin in Middle Africa.

Contents

Euchilichthys royauxi microct scan


Species

There are currently five recognized species in this genus:

  • Euchilichthys astatodon (Pellegrin, 1928)
  • Euchilichthys boulengeri Nichols & La Monte, 1934
  • Euchilichthys dybowskii (Vaillant, 1892)
  • Euchilichthys guentheri (Schilthuis, 1891)
  • Euchilichthys royauxi Boulenger, 1902
  • Description

    Euchilichthys species have the lips and part of the barbels modified into a suckermouth.

    References

    Euchilichthys Wikipedia


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